Japanese Learning

N4 Kanji 96:借

Meaning

In Japanese,借 means “to borrow”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:か
Onyomi:しゃく

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
借(か)りる→to borrow

Onyomi:
拝借(はいしゃく)する→to borrow

Origin:

You can see a man, a mountain and the sun.
When you are climbing mountain under the sun, you will get thirsty soon, so you need to borrow the water from others.
So 借 stands for “to borrow”.

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.

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